Repair of Helicopter Fuselage Hatch

CHALLENGE: NSW rescue helicopter was grounded due to a damaged fuselage hatch. Disruption to foreign supply meant a 10 week delay for replacement parts and a daily $15,000 cost to the operator while the helicopter was out-of-service. A fast, local solution was needed to get the aircraft operational again. SOLUTION: To minimise downtime, WYSIWYG 3D…

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Australian Air Force RAAF

RAAF reduces time on ground with digital shape sampling and processing (DSSP) The RAAF contacted Wysiwyg 3D Pty Ltd to help streamline the repair process. Wysiwyg’s solution included a Platinum seven-axis FARO (www.faro.com) arm 3d laser scanner, Geomagic Studio and Geomagic Qualify (www.geomagic.com) digital shape sampling and processing (DSSP) software.  Now the repair procedure takes…

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